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  • Foxconn to cooperate with Alibaba, 21 Vianet to set up Wi-Fi network in southwestern China

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  • Taiwan PCB production value to rise 7% in 2014, says IEK

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  • Demand for PCIe SSDs to boom, say controller suppliers

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  • Global COF tape supply likely to fall short

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  • Taiwan market: Smartphones sized 5-inch and above make up 67% of overall smartphone market

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  • LG Display aims to expand its vehicle display business to US$2 billion by 2018

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  • Taiwan market: TV vendors slash prices 15% to spur orders

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  • Medical material industry output value in Taiwan up 5.4% on year in 2014, says IEK

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  • Low-price notebooks inferior to ordinary models in component quality and durability, say Taiwan makers

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  • Wage rates in eastern China rise in November

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  • Global LED lighting production value in 2015 to grow 30%, say Taiwan makers

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China market: Online search value over CNY15 billion in 3Q14, says Analysys

Nov 24, 22:01

Online search engines in the China market generated total revenues of CNY15.68 billion (US$2.54 billion) in the third quarter of 2014, increasing by 11.7% on quarter and by 39.0% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International.

China market: Mobile gaming revenues over CNY7.2 billion in 3Q14, says Analysys

Nov 24, 15:26

Mobile gaming service operators in the China market generated total revenues of CNY7.265 billion (US$1.18 billion) during the third quarter of 2014, increasing 9.2% on quarter and 86.8% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International.

China market: B2B e-commerce trades in 3Q14 valued at CNY4.85 billion, says Analysys

Nov 24, 10:39

In the China market, B2B (business to business) e-commerce services generated a total transaction value of CNY4.85 billion (US$787 million) in the third quarter of 2014, growing 7.1% on quarter and 33.2% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International.

China market: Online advertising value over CNY43 billion in 3Q14, says Analysys

Nov 21, 11:10

Providers of online advertising services in the China market generated total revenues of CNY43.55 billion (US$7.06 billion) in third-quarter 2014, growing 16.7% sequentially and 51.4% on year, according to Analysys International.

Inventec plans to launch cloud computing services via cooperation with Microsoft

Nov 19, 15:45

Inventec is talking with Microsoft about cooperation to integrate Microsoft-developed cloud computing software with Inventec hardware to launch related services in 2015, with target users to be small-to-medium-size enterprises in Taiwan and China, according to the company, adding that Inventec is setting...

Inventec pushes cloud computing services

Microsoft ending support for Windows Server 2003 expected to drive replacement of servers, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 14:55

Microsoft plans to end technical support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015 and this is expected to drive global demand for replacing or upgrading more than 10 million Windows Server 2003 servers, according to industry sources.

Commentary: Foxconn strives to rekindle its e-commerce business

Nov 17, 11:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has tried again to build up its e-commerce business by removing its flagship online store, flnet.com, from its host web in China, the Alibaba-run T-Mall.com, and enhanced the presence of flnet.com by promoting "Double 11" Single's Day online...

Addcn Technology looking for partners to sell real estate online in Malaysia

Nov 13, 16:02

Taiwan-based Addcn Technology, an operator of online trading platforms for game items, real estate and clothing, is currently in talks with Internet service providers in Malaysia, aiming to introduce its real estate trading platform, 591.com.tw, into Malaysia, according to company president Ason Wu.

Alibaba sells over CNY57 billion worth of goods on Double 11 online shopping festival

Nov 12, 15:03

China-based Alibaba Group has announced that total sales concluded through its online shopping platform on the single day of the "Double 11" (November 11, 2014) shopping festival amounted to CNY57.11 billion (US$9.34 billion), an increase of 57.75% from CNY36.2 billion recorded a year earl...

Alibaba posts total transaction value on a signboard

Alibaba building up cloud computing, Big Data services

Nov 11, 15:52

Cloud computer and Big Data services will play an important role of future development of China-based Alibaba Group, according to industry sources.

Alibaba preparing for upcoming global Double 11 online shopping holiday

Nov 10, 22:23

The upcoming so-called "Double 11" online shopping holiday in China will be a crucial test for China-based Internet service giant Alibaba Group Holding after the group debuted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) recently, according to industry sources. The Double 11 shopping festival, which...

Gamania Digital obtains 51% stake in Jollywiz Digital

Nov 4, 00:45

Taiwan-based online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment on November 3 announced the investment of NT$130 million (US$4.28 million) to acquire a 51% stake in Jollywiz Digital Tech, a Taiwan-based e-commerce operator to sell merchandise for partnering brands and help clients sell...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom, Elta Technology cooperate to launch hievent

Oct 29, 14:25

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on October 28 announced the launch of hievent, an online video streaming service for enterprise users, through cooperation with Elta Technology, a Taiwan-based integrator and distributor of digital HD content.

CyberLink reports profit for January-September

Stockwatch - Oct 29, 12:04

Digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink has posted net earnings per share (EPS) of NT$4.87 (US$0.16) for January-September.

China software January-September revenues total nearly CNY2.7 trillion, says MIIT

Oct 29, 11:21

China's software industry generated revenues of CNY2.682 trillion (US$435 billion) in January-September 2014, growing 20.6% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

PChome Store teams up with TenPay to tap China market

Oct 24, 11:58

PChome Store, an online retail operator belonging to the PChome Online Group, on October 23 announced that PChomePay, its subsidiary third-party e-payment service, will form a partnership with fellow provider TenPay, a subsidiary of China-based Internet service operator Tencent, to facilitate consumers...

Worldwide revenues for marketing software solutions growing to more than US$32 billion in 2018, says report

Oct 20, 16:12

Revenues for marketing software solutions are expected to grow from approximately US$20.2 billion in 2014 to more than US$32.3 billion in 2018, with a CAGR of 12.4%. From 2014-2018, organizations will spend a total of US$130 billion on software for marketing departments, according to IDC.

Taiwan 3Q14 international Internet bandwidth rises to over 1.4Tbps, says TWNIC

Oct 20, 11:18

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 17 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 1.422Tbps as of the end of the third quarter of 2014, increasing 0.64% on quarter and 21.87% on year, according to the latest quarterly survey conducted by the government-sponsored Taiwan...

Government IT spending in India forecast to reach US$7.2 billion in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 13, 16:19

Government IT spending in India will total US$7.2 billion in 2015, a 5% increase over 2014, according to Gartner. Government IT spending is on pace to total US$6.6 billion in 2014.

Apple 12-inch tablet may adopt Mac OS, iOS-integrated operating system

Oct 6, 21:52

Apple's rumored 12-inch tablet, which is said to be scheduled for release in 2015, may become the vendor's first device to feature an operating system that integrates Mac OS and iOS, according to rumors in the upstream supply chain. However, the rumor was not confirmed by Apple.

Acer focuses BYOC on B2B

Oct 3, 14:57

Acer has decided to focus build your own cloud (BYOC) business development on B2B (business to business) and IoT (Internet of Things) on health care, telecom, automobiles and smart homes, according to the company.

New Wintel platforms may impact 4Q14 PC demand

Oct 2, 18:54

Microsoft and Intel's plans to release new platforms in the first half of 2015 are expected to affect demand for PCs in the fourth quarter, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Samsung to host Tizen developer conference in China

Oct 2, 11:03

Samsung Electronics will host a Tizen Developer Summit in Shanghai, China, during October 20-21, to promote the Tizen OS among China-based IT vendors and application developers, according to South Korea-based Aju Business Daily.

Windows 10 expected to have limited effect on boosting notebook demand

Oct 2, 10:18

Commenting on Microsoft's latest operating system, some notebook component makers are taking a pessimistic attitude about Windows 10 helping to boost notebook demand and expect overall notebook shipments to only grow 5-10% on year in 2015.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10

Oct 1, 14:43

Microsoft has unveiled its next operating system, Windows 10, and gave a first look at an early technical preview for the PC available. The announcement highlighted advancements designed for business, including an updated user experience and enhanced security and management capabilities. The company...

Quanta to establish service center in Europe for server orders

Sep 29, 23:03

To compete for more datacenter server orders, Quanta Computer reportedly will establish a service center in Europe in October, helping its server business to cross North America, Asia and Europe, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Other Taiwan-based makers such as Wistron, Inventec,...

China software industry posts January-August revenues of CNY2.325 trillion, says MIIT

Sep 29, 14:20

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY2.325 trillion (US$377 billion) in January-August 2014, growing 21.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Foxconn to add investment of NT$392.07 million in subsidiary Altus Technology

Sep 29, 10:08

Foxconn Electronics will invest NT$392.07 million (US$13.0 million) to acquire 39.207 million new shares issued by Altus Technology, its subsidiary provider of IT services and solutions, to raise additional paid-in capital, according to Foxconn.

Digitimes Research: South Korea sets larger than global average goals for IoT development

Sep 24, 21:37

The South Korea government aims to increase the South Korea market value for the Internet of Things (IoT) from KRW2.3 trillion in 2013 to KRW30 trillion (US$28.9 billion) in 2020, much larger than Machina Research and Stracorp's projected five-fold growth in global IoT market value from US$200 billion...

Samsung to introduce Tizen to smart home-use electronics, LCD TVs in 2015

Sep 24, 16:28

Samsung Electronics will widely incorporate its Tizen OS in its smart home-use electronics and LCD TVs in 2015, in an attempt to boost the penetration of Tizen using its leading global market status, and to set up a platform for developing the Internet of Things, according to Taiwan-based supply chain...

Digitimes Research: Alibaba faced with difficulties expanding overseas

Sep 23, 16:25

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba has strengthened its operations utilizing the use of mobile devices, with transactions concluded on its e-commerce platform through mobile devices accounting for 32% of its total online sales in the second quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Microsoft launches Xbox One

Sep 23, 14:52

Microsoft launched Xbox One in the Taiwan market on September 23 and will launch at least 50 new games by the end of 2014, with 20 titles specifically based on the Xbox platform and 18 titles with a Chinese-language interface, according to Microsoft Taiwan president Steven Shao.

Foxconn donates 3 smart classrooms in Taiwan

Sep 18, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics will donate hardware, software, integrated system platforms and high-speed Internet to set up smart e-learning classrooms in three senior high schools in Taiwan.

MediaTek and Opera Software partner to extend consumer data plans

Sep 18, 12:06

MediaTek and Opera Software have jointly announced that Opera Max, a data-savings app for Android phones, will be embedded into MediaTek's LTE SoC (system on chip) solutions. The first two MediaTek SoCs to be shipped with Opera Max are the 64-bit MT6752 and MT6732 chips.

Rakuten Taiwan introduces Taiwan online stores to Singapore

Sep 17, 15:09

Rakuten Taiwan on September 16 announced that it has helped 27 Taiwan-based online store operators offer more than 5,000 items for sale in the Singapore market through Rakuten Singapore.

Insyde to see increasing orders for Intel-based white-box tablets

Sep 15, 22:27

Taiwan-based BIOS designer Insyde Software is expected to benefit from orders for Intel-based Android white-box tablets, as the CPU giant gradually expands its presence in the Android tablet market, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

More than 75% of mobile applications will fail basic security tests through 2015, says Gartner

Sep 15, 15:35

Through 2015, more than 75% of mobile applications will fail basic security tests, according to Gartner. Enterprise employees download from app stores and use mobile applications that can access enterprise assets or perform business functions, and these applications have little or no security assurances...

Acer looking to reach five million BYOC users by end of 2014

Sep 15, 14:10

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform currently has three million users and the number is estimated to reach five million by the end of 2014 and to surpass 10 million in 2015, according to BYOC business manager Maverick Shih.

Maverick Shih, manager of Acer BYOC business

Software market revenues increase 6.3% in 2Q14, says IDC

Sep 11, 11:16

Results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) show the worldwide storage software market increased 6.3% on year during the second quarter of 2014. Revenues during the quarter totaled nearly US$3.8 billion.

Acer expands IT services abroad, says CEO

Sep 5, 15:47

Acer, in line with transforming its business from purely PC marketing to integrated hardware, software and services, has extended IT maintenance and other IT services to overseas markets such as Thailand and the Philippines, according to company CEO Jason Chen.

Tencent invests in medical web portal DXY

Sep 3, 16:02

China-based Internet service provider Tencent has invested US$70 million in DXY, China's leading medical, pharmaceutical and life science Web portal, according to Tencent.

Foxconn to invest in signature technology developer AirSig

Sep 3, 15:39

Foxconn Electronics will invest US$2 million to acquire a 10% stake in AirSig, a Taiwan-based developer of digital signing technology, and apply the technology to information security for mobile devices, according to AirSig.

Foxconn adopts cloud computing-based security monitoring system

Aug 27, 15:34

Foxconn Electronics has adopted a cloud computing-based security monitoring system equipped with in-house-developed hardware and software at its headquarters in northern Taiwan to monitor labor safety and environmental conditions at its main factories in Taiwan and China, according to industry sourc...

China software industry posts January-July revenues of nearly CNY2 trillion, says MIIT

Aug 25, 16:16

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY1.999 trillion (US$324 billion) in January-July 2014, growing 21.4% on year, according to statistics from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Intel, CHT ink IoT cooperation pact

Aug 25, 10:40

Intel and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have signed an MOU for cooperation in the fields of Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and software-defined network (SDN).

Intel and CHT sign IoT cooperation pact

China market: B2B transactions reach CNY4.53 billion in 2Q14, says Analysys

Aug 19, 11:18

B2B web portals in China generated transactions totaling CNY4.53 billion (US$728 million) in second-quarter 2014, growing 6.1% sequentially and 30.9% on year, according to Analysys International.

China market: Third-party e-payments value nearly CNY2.3 trillion in 2Q14, says Analysys

Aug 18, 10:55

In the China market, third-party e-payment services generated a total transaction value of CNY2.299 trillion (US$369 billion) in second-quarter 2014, rising 5% on quarter and 60.3% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International.

Advantech to set up investment subsidiary

Aug 13, 16:16

Industrial computing device maker Advantech will establish a subsidiary, Advantech Corporate Investment (ACI), to help the company promote development of smart cities and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), with investment targets to be in the manufacturing, robotics, medicare, retail, in-car...

Foxlink to sell Chinese writing system in Greater China region

Aug 12, 14:56

Foxlink has signed contracts with Taiwan's Tamkang University and acquired the distribution rights for the university's Chinese writing practice system and will start selling the product in its channel retail chain Studio A in Taiwan in September and in China and Hong Kong in the fourth quarter.

Foxlink to expand into digital content market, says chairman

Aug 8, 16:03

Foxlink is looking to expand into the software service market and in addition to establishing data centers to create services with added value, the company will also invest in the development of digital content, according to Foxlink chairman Guo Tai-qiang.

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